10 most famous Historical Sites in Pakistan

Multan

Multan, the premier center of southern Punjab, is located on the banks of the Chenab River at the distance of 338 km from Lahore. It is accessed via Abdul Hakeem Motorway M-3 as well as National Highway N-5. Multan is the fifth largest populous city of Pakistan. Multan is also known as city of saints due to number of shrines of sufi saints.

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Lahore

Lahore, the capital city of Punjab, is the most populous and second-largest city in the northeast part of Punjab province in Pakistan on the border with India at Wagha. It is located on the bank of River Ravi at a height of 213 meters above sea level. It is linked with the rest of Pakistan and accessed by all types of transportation. It is the major city to access all of the cities and towns of Punjab province. It has the largest railway station in Pakistan. Allam Iqbal International airport is used for all types of international and local flights.

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Harappa

Harappa, an archaeological site, is at a distance of 24 km from Sahiwal. Its name is driven from a modern village located near the former course of the Ravi River that is at a distance of 6 km from the site.

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Bahawalpur

Bahawalpur is the twelfth largest city in Pakistan, located in Punjab immediately south of the Sutlej River, with a splendid view of 4,250 ft long Empress Bridge over the Sutlej River. Bahawalpur was the former capital of Bahawalpur State ruled by Nawabs, part of Rajputana States. Now the buildings of Nawabs are opened for the public.

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Wazir Khan Hammam

Wazir Khan Hammam, also known as Shahi Hammam, was built by Ilmuddin Wazir Khan, Governor of Lahore in the year 1045, as part of the Wazir Khan Mosque. The building remained unattended or used for different purposes after the decline of the Mughal Empire.

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Saidpur Village

Saidpur village is located in the Margalla Hills in Islamabad at the distance of 8 km from Zero-point on the Margalla Ave near Daman-e-Koh. It is a historical village and is now preserved in its original state.

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Chitorri graves

Chitorri Graveyard, a historical ancestral graveyard, is located in Mirpur Khas with unique style canopy tombs. It belongs to the family of Talpur Mirs of Mirpur Khas, Sindh in the 17th and 18th centuries. It is located at a distance of 22 km from Mirpur Khas city.

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Dipalpur

Dipalpur, or Depalpur, is situated on the bank of the Sutlej River in Punjab at a distance of 143 km from Lahore. It is accessible through National Highway N5, turn on the left at Renala Khurd before Okara. It is a largest Tehsil in Pakistan in Okara district.

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Hyderabad

Hyderabad, the second largest city of Sindh, is located at the distance of 150 km from Karachi on the east bank of the Indus River at an altitude of 43 feet. It is easily accessible via Karachi - Hyderabad Motorway M-9. City was named in the honour of forth caliph of Islam, Hazrat Ali.

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Sahiwal

Sahiwal is located between Sutlej and Ravi rivers at a distance of 180 km from Lahore on National Highway N-5. Its old name was Montgomery in the era of the British Empire. Sahiwal is twinned with the town of Rochdale, in Greater Manchester, North West England. It is an important railway station on the rail trek between Karachi and Lahore.

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